Tyson Chicken Nuggets Recall: What to Know

Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) has announced a Tyson chicken nuggets recall of 132,520 pounds of the product.

Tyson Chicken Nuggets Recall, Tyson, TSN, Tyson Foods, Inc.The Tyson chicken nuggets recall is being made due to the possibility that they could be contaminated with hard plastic. The company learned of the problem following complaints from customers. Pieces of plastic ranging in size from 21mm long to 6.5mm in diameter were discovered.

Here are the products affected by the Tyson chicken nuggets recall.

  • Tyson Fully Cooked Panko Chicken Nuggets — This includes 5-pound bags of the product with a Best By date of July 18, 2017 and case codes 2006SDL03 or 2006SDL33.
  • Spare Time Fully Cooked, Panko Chicken Nuggets, Nugget Shaped Chicken Breast Pattie Fritters With Rib Meat — This one is a 20-pound bulk bag with a production date of  July 18, 2016 and case code of 2006SDL03.

Both of the products included in the Tyson chicken nuggets recall have an establishment number of “EST. 13556” printed on them. The number sits close to the Best By date on the back of the package.

Customers that have purchased products affected by the Tyson chicken nuggets recall are warned against eating them. Instead, they should be returned to the store they were bought from or thrown away.

Customers that want to get in contact with the company about the Tyson chicken nuggets recall can reach customer service at (866) 328-3156.

The United States Department of Agriculture has labelled the Tyson chicken nuggets recall as a Class 1 health risk. This risk is designated when “there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.”

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